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Bare Cheek's artistic policy is to produce dynamic and visual theatre that involves all the senses of the audience by presenting challenging, contemporary work with universal themes. The Company also runs a Community Arts strand, working with community groups through the medium of performance.  Bare Cheek initiated and administers County Wexford Youth Theatre. You can view our Child Safeguarding Policies here.


Formed in 1998, Bare Cheek Theatre Company has produced many plays on Wexford stages and around the country.  It has delivered numerous Community Arts Projects in schools and Community Groups throughout County Wexford and in 2003 formed County Wexford Youth Theatre (CWYT), with the invaluable support of Wexford County Council and the Arts Council. CWYT has gone from strength to strength under Bare Cheek.

The Company has focused on establishing and administrating County Wexford Youth Theatre and developing new work and staging Irish premieres.  The Company is a member of Theatre Forum and is regularly funded by the Arts Council and Wexford County Council.  The Company is resident in their studios in William Street in Wexford Town. Bare Cheek is a Creative Associate on the Arts Council's Creative Schools Initiative and works with schools in Wexford.

See details of our New Production

Tell Us What You Did by Marnie McCleane-Fay. Filmed live in Wexford Arts Centre.

Six Questions - Short film about LGBTQI+ definitions

Scenes from a Course - a short film we made in July 2021 with participants of the FDYS Tuesday/Thursday Group. 

In this episode of #CSTV Spotlight, Katie McCann explores the devising process with Shaun Dunne, Noon Abubakar and Marnie McCleane-Fay. Film by Arts Council / An Chomhairle Ealaíon spotlighting Bare Cheek Theatre Company. Script submission / query button below!

Full film of Wexford teenager Noon Abubakar's 'Does My Life Matter?' The film premiered on Culture Night, 18 September 2020 at Wexford Arts Centre.


The Coronavirus Time Capsule is a new project that we were participating in with groups of young people around the world. Week-by-week we created a cumulative video time capsule, recording teenage experience during the coronavirus pandemic. During the lockdown we made eleven films. Click on the image to be taken to the video page.

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